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Scott NC

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Wikipedia covers it, probably under the king's shilling.

Deals with signing up with the British Military in past times (and a persistent urban legend that glass bottom beer mugs came about to keep you from "accidentally joining up" by the recruiters slipping a shilling in your beer mug.)

Now I'm in the market for a worn early 19th century schilling; I read a letter from an early steam engine guy who was complaining that the blacksmiths of the time could only work to a tolerance of "the thickness of a worn shilling"  when making cylinders and pistons for steam engines  so I figure I should get one to have as an example...

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